Skip to main content

Do You Live Somewhere Sunny? 5 Cool Ways To Harness The Power Of The Sun

For decades we have known about powerful ways to harness the sun's energy. The sun is, without a doubt, going to be around longer than the supplies of fossil fuel we have on Earth.


Do you want to lead a greener life? Of course, you do! You may already know the basics of things like solar panels. But, you might not know about these five cool strategies that can help you live off the grid in style:


1. Ceiling Fans


During the hotter parts of the year, you'll need to cool your rooms down. These days, you can get solar-powered ceiling fans. Now there's another reason you don't need to rely on grid power!


2. Indoor Heating


Did you know solar power is more than just a way of generating electricity for your household gadgets? You can use solar power as part of your home's heating system!


3. Swimming Pools


Going for a swim is fun and has obvious health benefits. During the summer, it's unlikely you'll need your pool heated much. But, during the colder parts of the year you do. Solar hot water systems are ideal for heating swimming pools as well.


4. Ovens


Solar ovens are a novel way to cook your meals instead of using conventional ones. You can also use solar ovens outdoors; ideal for camping!


5. Lighting


Thanks to LED lighting technology, solar power is efficient at illuminating your home. What's more, they are practical for outdoors applications such as security lighting.


On the subject of solar power, here are some fascinating facts about the topic in general:



Infographic Created By Semper Solaris

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Polar FA20 Activity Watch Review and Giveaway

Hi Neighbors, Well, I am out of the hospital, but I am not allowed to be very active yet, so I asked my daughter to test out this new item. It is an Activity Watch. What a great item for Get Out Get Active! The Polar FA20 counts your daily physical activity. First you need to set the basic information. The date, units (metric or imperial), your weight, height, birth date, and male or female. Place the FA20 on your wrist to measure your physical activity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This watch monitors your activity and gives you feedback about how you are doing. Everyone should be physically active at least 30 minutes each day, and the FA20 helps you achieve this. Throughout your day you can check and see if you are having a Lazy Day (active less than 30 minutes), Easy Day (active 30 to 60 minutes), Active Day (active 60 to 75 minutes) or an Intensive Day (active more than 75 minutes). You can also record your training sessions to learn more about how your body respon

Prilosec OTC $25 Rebate plus a $100 AMEX Giveaway

Hey Neighbors! Do you suffer from heartburn? I do sometimes. I personally can not eat really spicy foods. Problem? I LOVE MEXICAN! So does my whole family. My husband enjoys really spicy foods and sometimes suffers from it. Solution? Have you heard about Prilosec OTC? If not perhaps you would like to try it. Prilosec OTC has a special offer going on right now through February 15th. Buy 2 Prilosec OTC and get $25 back. Now, I personally have not tried Prilosec OTC yet. But according to the site: "How and Why Prilosec OTC® Works Prilosec OTC Blocks Heartburn When you eat, millions of tiny pumps in your stomach lining create acid to break down food. Normally your lower esophageal sphincter (LES) works as a door, opening and closing to let food pass from your esophagus HEARTBURN GLOSSARY Esophagus: Tube connecting the mouth to the stomach; a passageway for food; part of the digestive

Omron Heart Rate Monitor Review and Giveaway

Hey Neighbors, Another great product for the Get Out and Get Active! An Omron Heart Rate Monitor ($59.99)! Once again due to my disc problem my daughter was the one to try this out. This is seriously not fair! Anyway, one of the great things about a heart rate monitor is that you can make sure you are exercising in your zone. You can monitor your heart rate and then adjust your pace for either a slower workout or a more intensive workout. This monitor comes witha high and low alert so you can make sure you stay right where you are supposed to. Not overdoing it, yet not taking it too easy! You can wear the wrist receiver on your wrist, or you can mount it on your bike or treadmill so it is easy for you to read. This Omron Heart Rate Monitor comes with: 1-Wrist Receiver Watch 1-Transmitter 1-Transmitter Strap (Chest size 29" to 55") 1-Receiver Mounting Bracket 1-Storage Case 2-"Lithium" Batteries (installed) 1-Instruction Manual (Above nice carry cas